The 2013 Sydney Film Festival Competition Line Up Announced!

SFF-Dates-BW-RGBThe 60th Annual Sydney Film Festival runs from June 5 – 16, 2013 and showcases over 190 films. You can check out the schedule here. This IN COMPETITION section places these films in the running to win $60k.

MAIN COMPETITION:

The Act Of Killing, dir Joshua Oppenheimer, co-directors Christine Cynn, anonymous, Denmark/Norway/UK

Borgman, dir Alex Van Warmerdam, Netherlands

The Broken Circle Breakdown, dir Felix Van Groeningen, Belgium/Netherlands

Child’s Pose, dir Calin Peter Netzer, Romania

For Those In Peril, dir Paul Wright, UK

Grigris, dir Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, France

Monsoon Shootout, dir Amit Kumar, India/UK

Oh Boy, dir Jan Ole Gerster, Germany

Only God Forgives, dir Nicolas Winding Refn, France/Denmark

The Rocket, dir Kim Mordaunt, Australia

Stories We Tell, dir Sarah Polley, Canada

Wadja, dir Haifaa Al Mansour, Saudi Arabia/Germany

Directors Oppenheimer, Netzer, Kumar, Polley and Mansour, a graduate of Sydney University, are among the guests of the festival.

FOXTEL AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY PRIZE:

Audrey Of The Alps, dir Grace McKenzie

Big Name No Blanket, dir Steven McGregor +

Buckskin, dir Dylan McDonald +

The Crossing, dir Julian Harvey

Love City Jalalabad, dir George Gittoes

Miss Nikki And The Tiger Girls, dir Juliet Lamont

Nothing On Earth, dir Michael Angus

Red Obsession, dirs David Roach and Warwick Ross

The Sunnyboy, dir Kaye Harrison

The Unlikely Pilgrims, dir Kirsten Mallyon and Jon Cherry.